Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms


MSH: Tumors or cancer of the NASOPHARYNX.,CSP: new abnormal nasopharyngeal tissue that grows by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease; nasopharyngeal refers to region of the body in the respiratory system between the nose and the pharynx at the level of the soft palate, including the nasopharynx, which is nasal part of the pharynx above the level of the soft palate.,NCI: A benign or malignant neoplasm affecting the nasopharynx. Representative examples of benign neoplasms include angiofibroma and squamous papilloma. Representative examples of malignant neoplasms include keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma and nonkeratinizing carcinoma.

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